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thank you, everyone madam clerk call item 2 >> it's the organization to implement the urban films act. >> president chiu is the lead author. >> thank you, mr. chair and members of the public i'm happy to move forward legislation to make us the urban incentive zones act. and which was carried and responded by assemblyman and supervisor kim for her co-chairship this is the 3 piece of urban agriculture and in 2011, we updated our zoning to allow the sale of produce by our san francisco residents a year later the urban architectural committee came to our office and
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we passed the legislation that established a competitive urban strategy and budgeting streaming and thank to the rec and park department this is to address something we've heard from residents and urban farmers around san francisco there's not enough space to farm in our city i consulting that is a long existing gardens have been lost to other uses because land is expensive the use is landowners are developing their property in other ways we have an act that is important this proposal encourages some property owners allows them to pay lower tax for
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5 years for agriculture use i want to thank our thufkz who have worked tireless to expand urban farms in the city i want to thank our agricultural commission and carmen chu and out of the rec and park department we have our corridor (calling names) and other at spur and i want to thank assembly member phil tilly chang who's field representative is here or might be here soon. to specifically this allows san francisco to enter into a contract with property owners who's properties are inattentive and provided them a tax reduction they have to keep the
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land in agricultural use and keep it in agricultural use and open to the members of the public as educational or outreach space as a community garden or food distribution that will be only as a permit use or approval for the conditional use permit and finally the agricultural commissioner can approve this contract if it didn't have a tack loss of $25,000 or one hundred and 25 over the 5 year contract or combined tax use of more than $250,000 per year we have to have adequate oversight while the city may los lose a minor amount of tax revenues revenues
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the balance is much greater the positives of urban farming helps to improve our environment and teaches important values like st. patrick and provides greater arithmetic's health for the residents. i want to mention supervisor cohen's district there are a you, you accompany on 19 and (reading.) as well as the bee garden on the visitacion valley run by sf b cause. and we know there are many folks in the southeast neighborhoods interested in this i want to mention we've heard from sacramento, berkley oakland and los angeles and santa cruz that are following the ashen incentive zones i'm proud that san francisco was the big place
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of abdom of abdom of abdomen - ab 551 before we move forward i want to mention i have two technical amendments i'd like to adapt after public comment and specifically it will be to define the lgbt property rather than defining them as privately owned property on page 4 and page 8 add the department of public health for the potential examinations of property first talk to all the members of the public and if the departments have initial comments or go to.
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>> we're not ready for public comment i want to ask the rec and park department or assembly member phillips office that is represented do you have any thing to add. >> great we have two public comment cards (calling names). >> afternoon supervisors i'm eli i'm the foods system and project manager at spur spur was supportive of the ab 551 and very much support this to implement it locally thank you supervisor chiu and supervisor cohen for covering it supervisor chiu laid it auto access to land and land thank you for the opportunity tenure it addresses
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and for a number of projects that will be a great help. there are two projects that supervisor chiu mentioned sf b and the garden they were not able to get here but interested should the ordinance pass i want to say we've thought about the city getting a good deal we don't want you to lose money and this provides a balance and quite a bit of oversight to not get abused clear interact threshold this requires the board review to do so and i will emphasis with supervisor chiu a lot of the people around the state are looking to us to set the model it will be important to a number of projects but like
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all things in san francisco it's a model if you have any questions, i'll be happy to answer them strongly encourage you to pass that and i want to take a moment to thank eli and spur we started you talking about this in 2011 this is our third local ordinance as well as the passage of our first state law >> thanks back to you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> i want to say again, thank you supervisor chiu and supervisor cohen i'm stephanie with the urban alliance the co-chair and i won u run a
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community garden on behalf of us we are in support of this urban act legislation as well as you've appointed you tell i will i has print out it addresses the access to land and we as an organization supports the oversight you've suggested there's a need as well as you also will encourage you guys to spurt the urban add and also one of our member organization we're no support of the changes we wanted to reference that as well. thank you, again. and hope encourage you to support this we're very excited to be part of that >> thank you to the urban
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cultural alliance for your work. >> thank you. next speaker. >> what i'm trying to say the city for the revenue we have a revenue to profit our government income from the people's income just like we have me i would report my chief earnings like others paul because some people they don't have regular income for the gentleman paul or mike they've got profits. so what i say we have to report all our earnings no matter how to make the city generating revenue just like a business the
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point of a business to make money no matter what the myths statement the joy of making money for the sake of making money thank you >> is there any additional public comment on item 2 come on forward. >> i'm larry i want to comment for tom woody allen deli rolls that tom walling dell after the aids walk this agricultural zoning in the city i think we should consider also that medical marijuana can be grown in the nation where medical marijuana start we're the last 17 years of the aids crisis i think the staff of san francisco so start growing its own for the patients this is i hope this
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agricultural don includes the patients as well we set the world on fire and showed what the medical marijuana could do for the board of supervisors. >> thank you. is there any additional public comment on item two. >> (inaudible). >> you spoke on this is there any further public comment on item two any public comment on that item? >> i have two comments on page 4 lines 4 and 5 the eligible property is a private owned parcel i want to strike the word parcel and it says privately owned property and page 8 line 24 to the list of departments
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that are allowed contemplations to insert the department of public health for the planning and agricultural commission as well as the state board of equation and if we could move those to the full board with positive recommendation. >> president chiu has suggested several amendments can can we take that without objection? >> the amendments are adapted. >> can we move this as a committee report. >> can i have a motion to move item 2 to the full board as a positive recommendation okay moved by supervisor kim we'll take that without objection.. thank you. madam clerk call items 3, 4, 5 together >> item 3 is a resolution
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declaring the intention of the board of supervisors to order the ma copy for the plazas project. item 4 is an ordinance vacating the plaza project and item 5 is an ordinance submitting the ma could be i think plaza >> thank you supervisor kim is the author of those items actually i'd like to add my name as a koran exciting project. >> thank you, supervisor wiener this is the boundary line of the district 6 and 8 and so just to give you a history behind the ma copy i think hub i introduced the first series to kickoff the creation of the small business comments that the city mad as
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part of the market street plan to the ma copy i think neighborhood we've opened the dog and skate park under the freeway and now finally moving forward with the public improvement in the package making the sellingy project the creation of a plaza known as at ma copy even hub as the city staff says it's been a long process starting with the tireless advocate when the freeway was torn down and rebuilt to dip into the octavia boulevard i want to acknowledge john updyke the city attorney's office and he department of public works and also the mayor's office of economic development former and current kelly and former ken rich and robert who lives in the strict
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as a community leader who's lolgd long hours working on those projects. the ma copy even hub is a prime example of an small business being preprogrammed although as envisioned as a community garden with a food pilot and most recently to push the design that has to the cross section of vendor and community members through a series of community meetings the mayor's office of economic development and public works kept the points out in the aesthetics designs and dph has worked hard to incur it's to meet all the state and federal regulations and the street
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vacation before us will help us to convert it from a street to the plazas it is under construction and the neighborhood is looking forward to have them come back to the space it's an amazing community event on saturdays. so i first wanted to bring up robin from the office of economic workforce development to present on items 3 through 5. >> good afternoon, supervisors robin with the office of economic workforce development i do have a brief presentation i'm keep it short most of which the supervisors has covered the ma
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copy even produces are a of a planning process in 2004 in the junior 2000 the city entered into an agreement the state vetted all the property to the city. in exchange for this land the funding of the octavia boulevard a was funded as well as the ancillary projects to mitigate the neighborhoods touched down on octavia. to orient you to the area the market street runs across the left hand of the map and ma copy even is on the top left this is prioritized as a market street
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and octavia plan. to define the ax cellar project the transportation authority began a process through the central advisory committee in 2004 at the end of the process they recommended the implementation of the project you see the construction project is the selma west project is wrapping up. oewd and dph kuk9d 9 meetings to find the ma copy even space in the for the ma copy even hub those tdrs interests will be under the plaza program that became effective last week. the city meditates have to 8 months to finish the project is
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identify ma copy even but the construction will be implemented this july we ask you move forward with the street process and propose to the board of supervisors to add ma copy even for a longer standard in the meantime, oewd has awarded a small short term activation grant for the space this summer this allows the plazas to take advantage of the good weather in the board approves this zoning change and the board of supervisors approves the vacation it will be ready for an inclusion in the new plaza program please note we anticipate this process with the proceedings program is a
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circumstance we anticipate will be unique for the ma copy even plaza in the future we ask the plaza program will come to you in one package the longer than anticipated construction of the street completion leads us to a need to manage the spaces in the interim this will fascinate the management. for our reference several references i think you've seen several of them under the process vacation in the ma copy even will support the planning by machoism the lingering street status for the regulations more in line with the city's small businesses removing one layer of requirements. here is a protective process
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i'll walk you through if you're committee sets a date today 55 to vacate the clerk has suggested september 2nd and the committee asked the rezoning for the street vacation on this day the full board could consider both of those items in the fall if the board approves those in the fall then the street vacation will be effective in early october it will be effective than that allows the real estate to have the plazas for the work to include the sf plaza in the program a long term request for the proposed and adoption in spring 2015. that concludes my presentation. . thank you. i want to recognize
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we have other staff from dph as well as dejog santa's on the restoration process >> thank you supervisor kim. >> i was going to ask mr. sanchez to come up. >> good afternoon mr. sanchez i'll keep my comments brief for the proposed ordinance that changes the zoning for the june 12th is approved at 7 zero under the consent calendar that concludes my presentation. thank you. >> mr. sanchez. >> so unless there's other presentations i was going to make two technical amendments
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and can do them after public comment. >> why not start with public comment. >> my public comment on items 3, 4, 5 seeing none, public comment is closed. >> great colleagues, i have two technical edits on page one line four to respect this with mc t dash 3. i don't know how to - >> it is 385 dash x i couldn't think of the term and the second technical term on page 4 line 1 to strike through the word and put in highway one to the west those are technical words to
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make it clear. >> so supervisor kim has proposed amendments she's described we'll without objection the amendments are adapted. >> i want to forward item 3 with recommendation and 4 to 5 without recommendation with a hearing date that will be set in the future at the full board. >> i think item 5 we can forward with recommendations. >> you can forward item 5 with recommendation and 4 without recommendation that will have a full hearing at the board and forward four and five to the board for september 2nd. >> those are specific dates. >> that's in the resolution that the board will adapt in essence tuesday. >> so can we forward item 4 to
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5 with representation and four and five for the board. >> i think all 3 are set for - or all 3 are forwarded for september 2nd. >> no item 3 is sets the september 2nd date. >> that's for july 22nd then? okay. let me make sure the megs motion is to forward item number 3 for july 29th with a positive recommendation and that will set the hearing for september 2nd and forward item 4 to september 2nd without recommendation and 5 to september 2nd with recommendation. okay. is that mr. gibner correct >> that's correct. >> so sxham has made a motion as described we'll take that
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without objection. that will be the order. madam clerk is there madam clerk, any other business before this committee? >> there's no further business. . . then we're adjourned.
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